Bachelor cum laude, Manchester College, 1949. DivM cum laude, Union Theological Seminary, 1958. Doctor in Ministry, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1979.
Teacher instrumental music, Fort Wayne (Indiana) Public Schools, 1949-1951; teacher instrumental music, Woodstock School, Landour, Mussourie, India, 1951-1954; assistant pastor, Union Congressional Church, Richmond Hill, New York, 1956-1958; pastor, Church of the Brethren, Topeka, 1958-1964; staff, director of division Religion and Psychiatry, The Menninger Foundation, Topeka, 1964-1986; associate director, The Samaritan Institute, Denver, 1986-1988; vice president, The Samaritan Institute, Denver, since 1988. Church consultant Menninger Foundation, Topeka, 1975-1986. Moderator District of Kansas, Church of the Brethren, 1962-1963.
Concertmaster Topeka Civic Symphony, 1964-1986. Board directors Topeka Youth Project, 1983-1986, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Topeka, 1985-1986. Fellow American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (clinical, approved supervisor, board directors 1984-1986, Certified of Appreciation 1982), Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (inactive supervisor, member committees 1967-1975).
Married Anna Mae Enrmin, June 10, 1950. Children: Virginia Kaye, Rebecca Jane.